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in on an area where they found 10-year-old jessica ridgeway's backpack. clayton sandell is covering that recovery. >> reporter: good morning to you. police are going through that backpack. it is a major clue and the first promising lead in a case that has so far investigators stumped. >> we've been looking for a lead and this possibly is that. >> reporter: police swooped in on this denver subdivision sunday after a man e-mailed his neighbors about a backpack and water bottle he found on the sidewalk. >> he wrote an e-mail that said there's property that has the name of jessica ridgeway. 20 minutes after he had sent that, he received an e-mail that said this may be the missing girl's. >> reporter: officers immediately shut down this neighborhood six miles from where jessica disappeared. questioning residents and stopping cars. >> he believes the backpack to be jessica's. >> reporter: jessica's mother sarah said she last saw her daughter friday morning walking to the elementary school in westminster, colorado. when jessica didn't show up for school, the staff called her mom, sarah sai
Oct 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
only a few bodies from where jessica ridgeway disappeared a week ago. dan springer is live outside the police department. this is westminster, colorado. what is the latest there, dan? >> reporter: it is grim news whether it is jessica's body or not. came out yesterday that the body was not intact. the only way to make a positive identification through dna testing. that is also why all day yesterday at the place where the body was found wednesday, it was a crime scene. police combed the area looking for more evidence. perhaps body parts. they have already determined that 10-year-old jessica ridgeway was abducted by a stranger. she was taken they say, exactly one week ago today as she was walking to school. police cleared both parents, inconcluding jessica's mother who was the last person to see her. the fbi is heavily involved in the case. they urged the public to report anyone they know who is exacting suspiciously. >> any kind of unusual behavior between last friday and today. somebody very engaged in the media coverage of this particular investigation and maybe they're a little a
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. jessica chastaken plays an operative gathering clues on the al qaeda leader. >> you believe this story? >> osama bin laden. >> what part convinced you? >> her confidence. >> and zero dark 30. a beachcomber caught an eyeful of this eye ball that washed ashore in florida. the discovery went viral after it was on a facebook page. experts are trying to determine what type of sea creature it came from. >> and the rolling stones have released doom and gloom, their first single in more than six years. the classic example of apocalyptic rock. ♪ >> it will be featured on the upcoming 50th anniversary collection, love the name, "grr." let's go back out to al for a check of the weather. >> not to be confused with arrr. there you go. we've got a brand new 10-year-old. what's your name? >> lucy. >> how does it feel to be double digits? >> awesome. >> all right. let's see what weather is awesome. as we check our pick city, lubbock, texas. not awesome, news channel 11, showers and storms, 78 degrees. and you look you can see heavy thunderstorms now making their way kentucky into tennessee. we've go
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a body found near the spot where jessica ridgeway disappeared exactly one week ago. officials say the condition of the body has delayed identification and gave no indication of its age or gender. >>> colorado movie theater shooting suspect james holmes was back in court on thursday. his attorney asked the judge to delay next month's hearing on whether holmes should stand trial until january. the defense wants more time to go through nearly 20,000 pages of evidence. holmes is charged with killing 12 people and wounding 58 others. >>> a winnier for this year's nobel peace prize this morning. in a unanimous designificant the committee awarded this year's prize to the european union for its landmark role in history uniting the continent. the award downplays the current eurozone crisis straining its 17 nations. >>> the cash-strapped u.s. postal service is raising the price of a first-class stamp by one penny to 46 cents. that and other rate hikes take effect jane 27th. the postal service will introduce a new global forever stamp that lets you mill a letter anywhere in the world for $1.